I don’t read many young adult books as a personal preference. The same friend who lent me And Then There Were None also let me borrow Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children. I was impressed overall with its execution and the voice Ransom Riggs maintained throughout. It’s not often that I read a wholly unique voice in contemporary literature of any genre. The positives of this book outweighed the negative, but the negative was certainly present.
As with many novels that have a deep character list, the characters seemed to lack depth. All except for the protagonist, Jacob, are flat representations of what could have been. With it being a trilogy (yes, I’m loosening my opinion on sequels a tad) I understand depth might be added within later books, but in terms of first impressions I was a little disappointed there.
I was enraptured with…
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